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the prophet muhammad has led to the death of four u.s. officials, one of them the ambassador to libya, christopher stevens. officials said he died when the consulate was set on fire. three others died. there's been no confirmation from the united states. the secretary of hillary clinton issued a statement. but she added there is no justification for violence. emily buchanon has more. >> inferno overnight at the u.s. consulate in benghazi. militants stormed the compound and set fire to buildings. it's not clear yet how the ambassador died, but reports suggests his car may have come under rocket attacks as he and others were trying to escape. the anger was sparked by a provocative film made by an israeli american about the life of the prophet muhammad. >> my name is christopher stevens and i'm the new u.s. ambassador to libya. >> the american ambassador of christopher stevens had a lifelong interest in the middle east. he had been in libya for less than four months after taking up his post in may. the killings was strongly condemned by libya's general national congress. it's not clear w
over head, and the u.s. is sending two destroyers to the coastline. >> the american embassy in yemen this morning. protests spreading. demonstrators climbed up the walls and stood on the entrance roof, security guards opened fire. the cause -- an obscure, crudely made film deemed insulting to the prophet mohammed. how much further my anger spread? -- might the anchor spread? in cairo today, where the protests started and continue with petrol bombs and tear gas, reports came of trouble in and morocco, tunis, gaza, and elsewhere. egypt's president unequivocally condemned the film. >> i have called on the american people to reject this behavior. this horrible behavior that actually causes harm. it does not benefit anybody. nor can we accept that there is such an entity and aggression against embassies and consulates or against people for the killing -- or the killing of anybody, for that matter. >> america isending more warships and trips to libya to protect its buildings, as well as fbi agents to investigate the killing of its ambassador and three others on tuesday. christopher stevens
in the u.s. embassy in the capitol. people here in this conservative religious society were already hostile to the united states. now the offensive american video has caused a surge of anger and the pakistan government has given them a national holiday to take the street. >> protest against that anti-islamic film continue in other parts of the world, including the malaysian capital. police say more than 2,000 people protested in front of the u.s. embassy. google has blocked access to clips of the u.s. produced film in malaysia. one muslim makes up 60% of the population. protests were also seen in thailand where once again, the u.s. embassy in bangkok was the focus of protest. nearly 1,000 people gathered there peacefully demonstrating about that film. in the middle east, the city of basra in southern iraq has seen large scale protest. thousands took to the street to demonstrate and burn the u.s. and israeli flag. this has been a largely peaceful gathering. violence has been targeted over a paris-based magazine published a series of cartoons of the prophet muhammad. while france has closed e
.police are searching for suspects, in two separate s. shootings.a bar fight early sunddy morning... spilled out pulaski and pratt streetss a man was shot and is in serious and the victim of a shooting saturday in southwest baltimore is dead. body on coventry road in irvington round noon saturday. he had been shot several times. police haven't released the victim's the teen accused of trying to detonate a car bomb outside a chicago bar... will appear in federal court today. todaa. 18- year-old adel daoud is charged with attempttng to use a weapno of mass destruction and attempting to damage and a destroy a building with an xplosive.on friday, he was givee a phony car bomb.. by and undercover agent... who saw him press the trigger.neighors say they had no lue daoud had this planned. "so many years together i hear no problem, his family okay. i'm sad i hear that." that."daouu was active in jihadist internet forums...and &papparently searched online fo information on bomb-makiig. the tea party candidate who turned heads in her 2010 senate bid in delaware... says she may give it another shot. you
this year his police chief sought refuge at the u.s. consulate and officials an extraordinary story, alleging that his wife had murdered his british business partner. before the unauthorized visit, he had been accused -- for the unauthorized visit, he is accused of trying to defect. he could, in theory, have been given the death penalty. but he has been shown some leniency. had he not blown the whistle, it is likely the crime would never have come to life. as a result, his wife was eventually convicted of poisoned. her husband waits to hear if you will face a criminal court and has been suspended from his seat. he was once tipped for an even higher position when the communist party appoints new leadership later this year. it has altered the chinese political landscape, raise questions about corruption at the highest level, unsettling what was meant to be a smooth transition. >> british and u.s. soldiers balance against insurgents use -- wearing u.s. army uniforms. this was inside one of the largest nato bases in afghanistan. the bbc has had exclusive access to camp bastion to talk t
that can result in a larger conflict. in terms of america, he said there was a risk of the u.s. being drawn into a conflict. giving you some indication of the worry from washington that this dispute between japan and china over a chain of islands in the east china sea could escalate even further. >> martin, thank you very much indeed. now, for much more on the relationship between the united states and china, do not forget to check out our website where you will find an interactive flow chart showing how china is ruled. now, there has been further heavy fighting in damascus. activists have described the situation as desperate and amnesty international has highlighted a recent increase in heavy bombardments on residential areas. this coincides with a visit to damascus by the iranian foreign minister. he has proposed that observers attempt to quell the violence. from beirut and neighboring lebanon, jim has more. >> another young boy, injured according to this activist video. amnesty says that civilians are the main victims of increasingly indiscriminate bombardments by these forces. heavy art
general assembly. the u.s. and arab league envoy to syria has painted a grim picture of the conflict after his first official visit to the country, saying the situation is bad and getting worse. there are clashes every day but we see little of it been been getting the full story has proven to be an increasing challenge. >> the ruins of war. the government says it wants to journalists to show the true picture. some of it cannot be hidden. syrian forces pounded the area last month after armed opposition moved in. when we see new attacks, we cannot get close. there is smoke rising every day from damascus now. what is happening on the ground? we are not being allowed by the government to go inside to see for ourselves. we decided to go to a northern suburb i visited on every recent trip. i was stopped by soldiers. we get off to a good start. how is the situation? one man says it is fine. they say we cannot go any further bowie can talk to people right here. watch the man in the striped shirt. he is a soldier. he has put down his gun and has raced ahead of us. by the time i greet the shopkeeper
day running, they have gathered in this area, attempting to reach the u.s. embassy just up the road. >> a battle raged. for many, the attack on their prophet is intolerable. they are willing to risk life and limb to make their point. the interior minister defended the government's decision to make it a public holiday, saying it reduced the numbers on the streets. >> imagine if school were open, jobs were open. who could have handled it? at least the police only have one occupation, to handle all these protesters. >> many may say that decision backfired badly, feeding the unrest. by early evening, police were still blocking be road to the u.s. embassy. bbc news. >> for more on this continued violence in america's response, in joined from the state department's, the dean of the johns hopkins school of international studies. we heard orla saying many take these cartoons from france, this film as an insult to the profit mohammad. is that what this is about? or is there more anti-western feeling behind these riots. >> there is anti-western feeling in pakistan in particular. there has bee
-- in egypt, protests continue outside the u.s. embassy in cairo over the controversial film insulting the prophet muhammad. and the pope arrived in lebanon for the first visit there in 15 years, and he brings a message of peace. it's 7:00 in the morning in washington, 1:00 in the afternoon in paris, and midday here in london, where st. james palace is taking legal advice after a french magazine published topless photos of the duchess of cambridge. in a statement, the palace said that william and kate have been hugely saddened to learn the french publication and a photographer have insided their privacy in such a grotesque and totally unjustifiable manner. the couple is seeking advice from lawyers in france. >> the duke and duchess of cambridge toured a mosque for the first time during their tour of malaysia this morning. this is a largely muslim country with laws on defense a. so the timing of the publication of the topless photos is awkward. >> the magazine, which has published the photo, called "closer," is now on sale on newsstands across france. >> i think it's not normal to photo
bagram prison in afghanistan is handed over to afghan control by the americans. but the u.s. hold s onto hundreds of high-risk detainees,. is this a measure of distrust between kabul and washington? hello, welcome to "g.m.t.." also coming up in this program, the u.s. navy seal involved in the killing of blad goes republic and reveals one key question president obama asked. >> we asked him who was the one, and he wanted to know who it was and we wouldn't tell him. >> why not? >> it's not that hard, so it's not about who that one person was, it was about the team. >> and here in the u.k., the bomb disposal unit is called into the home of the british iraqi engineer who was killed along with family members in for instance. it's midday here in london, 7:00 in washington and half past 3:00 in the afternoon in kabul where the yudes has handed over former control of back ram prison to the afghanistan gan government. there are more than 3,000 inmates in the prison, many who are taliban fighters and terrorist suspects. they hailed the transfer as a victory for afghan sovereignty. >> president karz
. michelle obama made an impassioned speech backing her husband for a second term as u.s. president. he's up against mitt romney in november. there at the democratic convention in north carolina. >> she is the most popular obama. in obama she is offering a character nd.erence for her husba an kemiyah seen firsthand that the president does not change to you are. it reveals who you are. barack knows the american dream because he has lived it. the [cheers and applause] he wants everyone in this country to have the same opportunity no matter who we are or where we are from or what we look like or who we love. >> she recalled their hard-up but happy early years. he has known hard times just like you. >> i can honestly say that when it comes to his character and his conviction and his heart, barack obama is still the same man i fell in love with all those years ago. for barack, success is not about how much money you make. it's about the difference you make in people's lives. [cheers and applause] >> the loved it and he was walking back at the white house with the couple's daughters. earlier, demo
. coming up of the program -- pakistan's intelligence agency brands the u.s. as the worst enemy, according to the doctor that guided america's military to osama bin laden. never carry a murray -- andy murray wins his first grand slam final and the first by a british men's tennis player in 76 years. it is midday here in london, 7:00 a.m. in the morning in washington, 7:00 in the evening in beijing where premier wen jiabao has been outlining the scale of china's transformation since he came to power. what a change of leadership looming amid signs of a slowdown in china's own economy, the premier extolled the massive strides forward, and through the years of global economic crisis he said this is do it to his government policies that they managed to avoid businesses failing, workers from becoming unemployed and farmers from returning from their bulges. the growth, which as fallen from 7%, will nonetheless be maintained. >> the basic role of market and resource allocation. mackerel regulation in a scientific way, acted quickly to correct a market failures and prevented major fluctuations in th
forecast. i asked -- i said the u.s. crisis in 2008 was very sharp and dramatic but the european car crisis is turning out to be a long distance marathon. so i asked them, where is the finish line? here is what he had to say. >> we have been in this industry since 125 years and we intend to stay there another 125 years at least. so there is the finish line. but in this industry, you never can lean back. you have to improve efficiency and, with exciting, great new- product of the time. of course the environment sometimes presents you with more tail winds that had winds. altogether, the economies have become more volatile. so flexibility is the name of the game. we do believe that we are very well positions in this thing that generally the premium manufacturers have a more supportive business model to succeed in the future than the volume manufacturers. >> i should quickly add one of the big problems for the car makers as well in east china. it was a market they are relying on it. china is now slowing, which means they will have to make tough decisions in cost-cutting and job cuts. >> thank y
by the u.s. secretary of defense currently in beijing. leon panetta has called for restraint, but the chinese minister says nothing has been ruled out. >> we will continue to follow the development of this situation with regards to this dispute and we reserve the right of further actions. that being said, we still hope for a peaceful and negotiated solution to this issue and we hope to work together with the japanese government in improperly handling this dispute. >> it is a move that is likely to raise tensions further. what happens at sea could well determine the events on land. >> let's get some reaction on how this will be viewed in japan. rupert, give us the perspective, then, in japan. >> well, i think the greatest concern from the debt -- from the japanese government here comes from the japanese media, the ones going on in china with the destruction of japanese property. they could get caught up in these protests. a relatively well ordered and peaceful protest. over the weekend there were very large-scale protests and a great deal of destruction of japanese boned the p
, and put the u.s. economy on stronger foundation. >> let's stick with economics. it's time to greet jamie. let's kick off in america jobless friday. we got the new u.s. jobless numbers, and they are eagerly anticipated. >> in particular with an election year, and when jobs are in such a dire way. we're expecting 125,000, which is less than the previous month, but they are particularly sensitive, because either candidate in the election can really make a lot of political capital depending which way they go. obama can make a lot out of them, some good figures. and also, we've got another couple of months of these. so, if we say get three good months in a row, i think it's something that obama could make a great deal out of. of course, romney could make a great deal out of it if it went the other way. this is what the economist said, about even if we get good figures about how long it's going to take for the jobs market to properly recover. >> they don't get that much better until a couple of uncertainties are lifted that are facing business decision makers from hiring, and one of them being
that china has apologized for allowing a group of protesters to vandalize the u.s. ambassador's car. it was pelted with objects and flag was damaged. beijing says it is investigating the incident. while a video continues to fuel protest, one of the actors it is filminsuing the film maker for . she says she was told she was appearing in and adventure film based in egypt. to what is believed to be the case of a u.k. soldier giving birth to a baby on the frontline. she gave birth just days after the area came under attack from the taliban. it was a bit of a surprise because she did not know she was pregnant. >> the soldier from the royal artillery has been serving in afghanistan since march. two days ago, she complained of severe stomach pains. her son was delivered safely at the field hospital. he was born prematurely during the 34th week of her pregnancy. the specialist pediatric team from the hospital will now travel to camp to help provide care to the soldier and her baby on their flight home. mother and baby are both in a stable condition in the hospital and are receiving the best
a mass murder out of chicago in the 1920's. it does not sound like this part of france. in the summer, beautiful and meadows, a fantastic lake, quietness. you have just given me that information about the person who has been killed, a former iraqi citizen. whether there is a relationship with that, we cannot know. there is due to be a news conference taking place here shortly and hopefully we will get more light on this at the moment. >> at that news conference, i imagine one of the questions that is going to come up is why took the police so long to find this surviving child. was it eight hours or something? >> 8 hours. they went to the scene last night. there were bodies and nothing moving in that car. they thought they would seal off this area and then bring in the forensic teams in the morning so nothing is disturbed over the course of the night. eight hours later, they find under the bodies immobile, not moving, this 4-year-old girl. it does look like it was an extraordinary oversight. i suspect what was in the police's mind was to preserve the crime scene. in the process, they l
't have the process for regulating it. we've all got new structures in place here in the u.k., in the u.s., and in europe. so it's going to be their job now to notice these things building up. because obviously next time it's not going to be libel. it will be something completely different. >> ron caplan there of course. recognize the next problem when it comes along. fingers crossed. >> that's all we can do. jamie, thanks very much. still to come -- a plane crash in nepal kills all on board, some of the 19 victims were british and chinese. we're asking if the famous shoe collection of imelda marcus is worth saving. her son thinks he's shocked that they don't think it's important. the national museum recently admitted that some of the belongings in the collection have been damaged. >> all these shoes once belonged to imelda marcos. she's said to have had 3,000 pairs before the couple was ousted from office. now, more than 25 years later, they're still one of the most iconic images of the philippines. but the collection not as much of a luxury. many of the shoes need to be repaired. after
that were quoted by adolf hitler and the founders of german racial policy in the 1930's. of course, no one saw that coming then. >> but eugenics survived the end of the second world war. sweden performed more than 62,000 sterilizations of the mentally and physically disabled right into the 1970's and often by force. virginia sterilized 8,000. california 21,000. other programs existed in korea, japan, canada and beyond. this is the covert history of 20th century disability and it hasn't stopped yet. in the last two decades, there have been involuntary sterilizations amongst gypsies in europe and in the native people of peru. [whistle] >> many of the para olympians who will be celebrating in london have the same disabilities as those whose rights have been violated. but does this mean we should right off eugenics in its totality? we stand at the dawn of a new era where advances in genetic engineering and embryo selection could permit parents to take far more control of the genetic makeup of their children. should the prospect of designer babies be ignored just because of its associations wit
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